Peter Rothberg, the Nation‘s Associate Publisher, has been writing a blog covering the world of activism since 2003. His previous positions with The Nation include editor of TheNation.com, publicity director, special projects director and intern. Rothberg is a former speech-writer for civil rights leader Julian Bond and the editor of Lived History: Lives We’ve Lost, 2012-13. A charter member of both the Brooklyn Literary Council and the Oakland Literary Council, a board member of Living Liberally, and a contributing editor of the Brooklyn Quarterly, Rothberg lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he was born and raised. Follow him on Twitter @peterrothberg.
The Keystone XL fight has become an iconic issue for environmentally-minded young people across the country.
The spot explains that nature sucks but a stroll through the plastic corridors of Toys“R”Us is just what young minds need to stimulate their inner creativity and happiness.
The demand is for a full congressional investigation of America’s surveillance programs and accountability from public officials responsible for hiding this surveillance from lawmakers and the public.
“The government has turned the Internet we love into something it was never intended to be: a tool for surveilling everyone.”